John P. Curley focuses on securities litigation and complex business disputes. He regularly represents clients in securities-related civil litigation. Recent work includes defending clients against civil RICO claims in connection with international money laundering allegations and defending employees of publicly-traded companies in securities fraud cases. His work in this area also includes complex contractual disputes and trade secrets litigation.
John also represents clients in securities-related regulatory investigations and proceedings, including investigations by FINRA, the CFTC, and the SEC. In a recent FINRA enforcement proceeding, he successfully defended an equities trader against unfounded insider trading allegations. A FINRA panel dismissed the proceeding in its entirety following a three-day disciplinary hearing.
Before joining Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney, John served as a law clerk to the Honorable Joanna Seybert of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Before that, he was a litigation associate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. Prior to law school, he served on the staff of a U.S. congresswoman.